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Congratulations to Dr. Diane Begemann

Congratulations to Dr. Diane Begemann on successfully defending her PhD thesis on March 25, 2020. We could also like to thank and congratulate her mentor, Dr. Natasha Kyprianou, her committee members, and...

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Dr. Daret St. Clair Awarded the IOWA Medicine Alumni Award for Achievement

Dr. Daret St. Clair was nominated and selected as the recipient of the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Alumna Award for Achievement for her pioneering work in...

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Posted - Feb 5Read More

College of Medicine grad triumphs through tragedy to inspire next generation

As the oldest girl of nine children, Jazmyne Barney always knew she served an important role in her family. She was the “mom of the sibling group,” as she calls it, and because of this, she felt she had the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Graduate Medical Education, Commencement ceremony

Posted - Dec 20Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Van Wie!

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Van Wie on successfully defending his dissertation, "The role of neural precursor cell expressed developmentally down-regulated protein 9 in enhanced aggressiveness of hexavalent...

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Posted - Nov 13Read More

Congratulations to Successful Qualifying Exams

Congratulations to Martina Lin (Mentor: Dr. Chengfeng Yang), Stephanie Bryant Rock (Mentor: Dr. Mark Evers), Chaohao Li (Mentor: Dr. Xiaoqi Liu), Nick Howard (Mentor: Dr. Isabel Mellon) and Tanner DuCote (...

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Posted - Oct 10Read More

Aria Byrd awarded the WIMS Rising Star Award

We are pleased to announce that Ms. Aria Byrd is the recipient of the 2019 Rising Star Award from the Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS). Each year, WIMS recognizes faculty and trainees who encourage and...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Dr. Daret St. Clair awarded the WIMS Leadership Award

Congratulations to Dr. Daret St. Clair on being the recipient of the 2019 Leadership Award from the Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS). Each year, WIMS recognizes faculty and trainees who encourage and...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Welcome to our new students in the Toxicology & Cancer Biology program!

Our Toxicology & Cancer Biology program is interdisciplinary, whose faculty are leaders in their fields and use cutting edge approaches to investigate oxidative stress, genetic instability, metabolism and...

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Posted - Aug 21Read More

Welcome to our first cohort of students in the new Master's of Forensic Toxicology & Analytical Genetics program

The University of Kentucky provides the only Master's of Forensic Toxicology and Analytical Genetics (or degree of comparable nature) in the state, and it is only the fifth such professional master’s degree in...

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Posted - Aug 19Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Kara Chan!

We am pleased to congratulate Kara Chan who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on 7/15/19. Congratulations Dr. Chan and congratulations to Dr. Guo-Min Li for his excellent mentorship and other...

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Posted - Jul 15Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Jazmyne Barney!

We are pleased to congratulate Jazmyne Barney who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation today. Congratulations Dr. Barney and congratulations to Dr. Bernhard Hennig for his excellent mentorship and the...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More

Congratulations to 2019 Markey Women Strong Grant Recipient, Dr. Eva Goellner

Thanks to the collaborative contributions of Markey Women Strong members, Dr. Eva Goellner will receive a $50,000 grant to further her research into "DNA Mismatch Repair in Chemotherapy Resistance."

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Posted - Jun 27Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Christine Brainson on her new R01 grant

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Christine Brainson, Assistant Professor, has been awarded a new R01 research grant by the National Cancer Institute. Titled "Targeting epigenetic heterogeneity to improve...

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Posted - Jun 25Read More

New Proposed Out-of-state Tuition Rate for Professional Master's Program

We are pleased to announce the that university will be charging a special tuition rate for the Master's in Forensics Toxicology & Analytical Genetics program, pending approval of the Board of Trustees in...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Yulan Sun's Memorial Outstanding Graduate Student Awardee - Dr. Marisa Kamelgarn

The Yulan Sun's Memorial Outstanding Graduate Student Award recognizes graduate students for overall outstanding achievement in the graduate program. The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology is...

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Posted - Apr 22Read More

Congratulations, James Drury! Judges Choice Award winner for the CCTS 1-Minute Poster Pitch 14th Annual UK CCTS Spring Conference

Congratulations to doctoral student James Drury on winning the Judges Choice award for CCTS 1-Minute Poster Pitch 14th Annual UK CCTS Spring Conference, April 15, 2019. James Drury with his mentor Dr. Kate...

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Posted - Apr 22Read More